When Bobby was about three weeks old, my sister Miriam offered to come for the other four kids and take them to her house for a slumber party. I was thrilled. I had hardly left the house since Bobby was born, but I asked my husband if he would like to go on a date . . . → Read More: Dealing with Disappointment
“He met her ‘accidentally’ in the winter of 1958. She was a missionary’s daughter. She was beautiful, and she had brains. She went to college in the morning and worked in the public library of Birmingham, Alabama, in the afternoons. He said it was love at first sight. They . . . → Read More: The 7-Up Story
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Throughout this time my little Grace was a great little sleeper and didn’t give us much trouble at all. During the day she was happy much of the time for me just to hold her, and that was certainly a comfort to me.
I was released . . . → Read More: The Hardest Year of my Life Part 9
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In order to cut costs, Jason decided not to get a land phone line, but just to use cell phones. The plan he bought, however, only allowed me 500 minutes. A quiet man like my husband could not imagine using that many minutes in a month. . . . → Read More: The Hardest Year of My Life Part 2
This was one of the last times we got to see him.
Grandpa Irish was born March 1, 1918. After graduation from high school he worked as a cowhand on a ranch. He entered the United States Army Air Corps in 1942 until he was honorably discharged in 1945. After his time in the . . . → Read More: In Memory of Grandpa Irish
My mom has been so sweet to edit most of my stories for me before I post them. After reading the story I posted yesterday about the day I hemorrhaged, she decided to write about it from her perspective. I thought I’d share it with you today. Below are her words:
Esther’s first baby was . . . → Read More: A Mother’s Perspective
Exactly a week after I had given birth to Faith, my first baby, my mother-in-law came to help me. I am convinced now that Kathy was sent from God. Pretty soon after she arrived, I noticed that I was bleeding heavier, and I remember asking her about it. I called my sister and my mom . . . → Read More: My First Near-Death Experience
My favorite movie that I watched in 2010 was Ramona and Beezus. I really didn’t expect to like it that much. I love the Ramona books by Beverly Cleary and a movie rarely does justice to the book. I thought the movie was enough different than the books that I really liked it for itself. . . . → Read More: A Few of my Favorites from 2010
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Part1 Losing my Baby: No Early Warning Signs
A friend on Facebook posted a quote that said something like, “Anyone can deal with a trauma, it’s everyday life that kills ya.” I tried but couldn’t find . . . → Read More: Losing my Baby: Suffering is not License to be Selfish
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Part 1: No Early Warning Signs
Part 2: I Chose not to Suffer Alone
Part 3: The Agonizing Wait to Miscarry
The two weeks were finally over, and I went in . . . → Read More: Losing my Baby: Letting Go and Going On